Rustenburg, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Rustenburg, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Rustenburg, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Rustenburg, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Rustenburg, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Rustenburg, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Rustenburg, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Rustenburg, South Africa by month

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January

In January, Rustenburg can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Rustenburg, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is windy.

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February

February is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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March

In March, Rustenburg is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Rustenburg, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is breezy.

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April

April is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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May

May in Rustenburg is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while.

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June

June in Rustenburg is mild and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you are traveling to Rustenburg in July, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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August

August is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time.

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September

September in this region is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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October

If you are traveling to Rustenburg in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November in Rustenburg is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

In December, Rustenburg is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Rustenburg, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is very windy.

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Activities for Rustenburg, South Africa

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Rustenburg.

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